Professional Legal Assistance


Need help?  Regular ACSA membership gives you access to trained and experienced Member Assistance Advocates to protect your due process rights. Our advocates have a proven track record in resolving work-related concerns before they become a lawsuit.  Call 800.608.ACSA

What kind of help is available?
Both individual and group consultations are provided to Regular members regarding: employment contracts, demotion and dismissal, reassignment, administrator evaluation, tenure rights, credential problems, salary concerns, unethical behavior, defamation allegations, grievance procedures, legal rights, board policy concerns, complaint investigations, settlement agreements 

Facing a legal challenge?
We’ve got you covered! If necessary our Advocates will authorize two hours of direct legal assistance with one of ACSA’s panel attorneys at no cost to you. Our lawyers are experienced in school law and can help determine if further legal action or litigation is necessary. If that’s not enough, ACSA can provide: $1,000 in additional legal assistance to members based on a 60%/40% split. Up to $4,000 in protracted legal assistance for cases in litigation, which is also based on a 60%/40% split. *A person requesting direct legal assistance must have been a Regular ACSA member in good standing for six months at the time his/her problem arose.

Know Your Rights
Ask yourself the following questions. If any of your answers are YES, chances are you could use ACSA’s help! Have my due process rights been violated? Does this problem/situation pose a threat to or significantly affect my career? Are my employers treating my situation unfairly?